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The Fascism Reader

Edited by Aristotle A. Kallis

Routledge – 2002 – 544 pages

Series: Routledge Readers in History

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Description

The Fascism Reader is a fascinating and wide-ranging introduction to the complex nature, limits, aspects and dynamics of fascism as both ideology and practice. The book draws together classic and recent interpretations to trace the development of generic fascism.

Exploring fascism in all its diverse manifestations, this book discusses the classic examples of National Socialism in Germany and Fascism in Italy, as well as a series of less familiar movements and regimes, including the Iron Guard in Romania, the British Union of Fascists, Salazar's dictatorship in Portugal and Franco's regime in Spain. The Fascism Reader explores all the key aspects of fascism including:

  • the essence and limitations of generic fascism
  • the intellectual and ideological dimensions of fascism
  • regimes of fascism as particular models of the exercise of power
  • fascism and society - from anti-Semitism to fascist attitudes to women.

A must for all students of European history, sociology and politics.

Contents

Introduction: Fascism in Historiography Part 1: Generic Fascism: The Search for Definitions and Explanations 1. Fascism – A 'Generic' Concept? 2. What Produces Fascism? Part 2: Fascist Movements: Ideology and Variations 3. Fascist Ideology – The Quest for the 'Fascist Minimum' 4. Varieties of Fascist Movements Part 3: The 'Regime-Model' of Fascism 5. Techniques of Fascist Rule – The Exercise of Power by the 'Regime-Model' of Fascism 6. Fascism and Anti-Semitism Part 4: Societal Attitudes to Fascism: Support, Conformity, Opposition and Resistance 7. Society and Attitudes to Fascism – Support, Conformity and Resistance 8. Fascism and Social Elites – Complicity and Antagonism

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Description: Edited by Aristotle A. Kallis. The Fascism Reader is a fascinating and wide-ranging introduction to the complex nature, limits, aspects and dynamics of fascism as both ideology and practice. The book draws together classic and recent interpretations to trace the development of generic...
Categories: World/International History, Modern History 1750-1945, Contemporary History 1945-